Alfardan Medical with northwestern Medicine launches the Diabetes Excellence Center
Diabetes was responsible for 6.7 million deaths in 2021 – 1 every 5 seconds. 1 in 10 adults are living with diabetes, almost half are undiagnosed. Diabetes is a global killer and among the top causes of premature death. Qatar has 16.5% prevalence of Diabetes. This disease needs a center with holistic approach to people with diabetes.
To help people deal with this chronic disease, there is need for a center of excellence where all specialist care revolves around the patient. Every individual is different. The Diabetes Excellence Center provides integrated services, personalized care and a management plan to patients with Diabetes.
Anyone seeking treatment for any of the following conditions can visit the Diabetes Center.
- Diabetes and Cardiovascular Risk Assessment
- Type 1 Diabetes
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Obesity and Weight management
- Seeking Smoking Cessation Advice
Diabetes claims lives and causes disability. Often, people with diabetes must visit many different specialists in various centers or clinics for the care they require. At AMNM’s Diabetes Excellence Center, patients will be able to benefit from most services under one roof. The Diabetes Excellence Center aims to empower pre-diabetic & Diabetic people, working in partnership with the diabetes healthcare team, who use their combined experience and expertise to agree on what care and support they need.
At AMNM, we strive to ensure patients are receiving the best possible services. We take a multidisciplinary team approach to help us achieve our goal. We ensure covering all areas of your health checks and to help you manage your diabetes in the best possible way.
We will have team of specialists including our Endocrinologist, Ophthalmologist, Clinical Dietician and Physiotherapist who will have a comprehensive approach to management of diabetes and its complications. In addition, we have a Cardiologist in our center for further assessment of cardiovascular risks.
The Diabetes Excellence Center is an important step in the right direction towards Qatar’s goal of controlling Diabetes within the population. We look forward to caring for patients and are proud to be contributing positively to Qatar’s future.